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Half marathon coming to Kennett Square this fall

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New program at Willowdale Chapel keeps marriages strong and saves those in trouble

KENNETT SQUARE >> For all intents and purposes, Felix and Susan LaBoy’s marriage of more than 29 years was over. She had moved out of the house, and divorce papers were pending. Although their three children are adults and on their own, t...

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    Polar Plunge scheduled for Feb. 20

    POCOPSON >> After a year hiatus, the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance is gearing up for the eighth annual Polar Plunge on Feb. 20.

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    Poe’s message of kindness should be practiced by all

    What a beautiful message delivered by Elder Jerry F. Poe at the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. CommUNITY Breakfast last week in Kennett Square.

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    Economic development topic of upcoming public meetings in Kennett Square

    Historic Kennett Square’s annual meeting this Thursday, Jan. 29 will feature Todd Poole as the guest speaker. Poole is one of the consultants hired in 2015 to study economic development in the Borough of Kennett Square and Kennett Township. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the garden level of the Genesis HealthCare building in the borough. At this meeting, Poole will speak on general regional and national marketing trends affecting urban areas such as Kennett Square.

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    Scouts gather for Cookie Rally at Unionville High

    One hundred Girl Scouts and leaders showed up to the annual Cookie Rally at Unionville High School to get ready for the much anticipated 2016 Girl Scout Cookie Sale. The Girl Scouts from the Brandywine Valley Service Unit honed their math skills, learned about their products, role played their public relations skills and demonstrated their creativity by decorating posters and their Operation Cookie Drop Donation container.

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    Kennett, Unionville, Avon Grove football players unite to aid community

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett, Unionville and Avon Grove may be rivals on the football field, but when it comes to helping the less fortunate in the community, they are united.

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    Kennett Square issues snow emergency in anticipation of blizzard

    A snow emergency has been declared by Kennett Square Mayor Matt Fetick in wake of predictions that as much as two feet or more of snow will blanket the area.

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    New hospice program enables dying patients to get last wish

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Faye Dixon of Landenberg has always wanted a recording of her favorite songs at her church. But at 95 years old, she knows her time is running out on that dream.

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    Kennett school directors perform valuable service

    Public education is more than just the opportunity to learn basic math, science, English and history; it’s a platform for students to reach their potential. It can inspire hope for a new generation of leaders and provide a foundation for a successful future. The Kennett Consolidated School District exists in part because individuals volunteer their time to make informed decisions about the issues facing public schools.

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    Avon Grove student earns presidential citation for volunteer work at Kennett Food Cupboard

    KENNETT SQUARE >>Abby Caruso is only a freshman at Avon Grove High School, and has earned the presidential community service award, gold level, for community service at the Kennett Food Cupboard. The gold award is the highest honor bestowed on individuals who help certifying organizations.

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    175-unit apartment complex will be built in Kennett Township

    A large new apartment complex will go up in Kennett Township, and a historic home won’t come down.

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